Beads

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 520 debris

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-34

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, black stone, garnet

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This group of beads contains one carnelian ring bead, one carnelian truncated ball bead, one garnet ring bead, and one irregular black stone bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 520 debris. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition